Maverick Helicopters Offers Aerial Transfers to 2018 NASCAR Weekends at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, March 3-4 & Sept. 15-16







Guests who book before Jan. 27 will receive an early-bird special


Maverick Helicopters offers 2018 NASCAR attendees transfers to Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS) for the Spring NASCAR Weekend on Saturday, March 3 and Sunday, March 4. Following a historical announcement earlier this year, LVMS will also host a Fall NASCAR Weekend in September 2018. Helicopter transfers will be available on Saturday, Sept. 15 and Sunday, Sept. 16. Guests who book before Jan. 27, 2018 will save $50 per person, per day.


“Hosting two tripleheader NASCAR weekends in the same year is a significant accomplishment for Las Vegas Motor Speedway,” said John Buch, president for Maverick Helicopters. “We are honored to be the Speedway’s exclusive helicopter operator and look forward to dual NASCAR Weekends every year in the future.”


On the expedited, 15-minute flight, passengers can sit back and relax in the company’s ECO-Star helicopters while taking in stunning, bird’s-eye-views of the Las Vegas Strip and speedway grounds. To add to the experience, passengers are often surprised by NASCAR drivers, team members or sponsors on the aircraft.


Transfers start at $499 per person, per day if purchased before Saturday, Jan. 27. Regular prices start at $549 per person, per day beginning Sunday, Jan. 28. Private and custom charters are also available throughout the weekend.


The 2018 Spring NASCAR Weekend events include Stratosphere Pole Day and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series 200 on Friday, March 2; Boyd Gaming 300 – NASCAR Xfinity Series on Saturday, March 3; and Pennzoil 400 – Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series on Sunday, March 4. The 2018 Fall NASCAR Weekend events include NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on Friday, Sept. 14, NASCAR Xfinity Series on Saturday, Sept. 15 and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series on Sunday, Sept. 16.


For more information or to book a reservation, please call 702.261.0007 or visit


To purchase tickets for the 2018 NASCAR Weekends, please call 800.644.4444 or visit

About Maverick Helicopters

Maverick Helicopters, an award-winning division of Maverick Aviation Group, flies more than 200,000 guests annually out of four locations: Las Vegas, Grand Canyon South Rim, Grand Canyon West Rim and Maui, Hawaii. The company operates the largest and youngest fleet of Airbus EC130/H130 ECO-Star helicopters with nearly 50 aircraft and holds the top safety record of any tourism-based aviation company in the world. Maverick Helicopters employs the industry’s top pilots and has received numerous accolades including the Federal Aviation Administration’s Award of Excellence “Diamond Award” 2011-2016; Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association’s “Best Air Tour Company” 2010-2017; TripAdvisor’s “Certificate of Excellence” Hall of Fame 2011-2016; Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best Tour” in 2014 and 2016; and many more. In 2016, Maverick Helicopters celebrated 20 years of operation as one of the world’s leading tourism companies.


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About Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Las Vegas Motor Speedway is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Speedway Motorsports, a leading marketer and promoter of motorsports entertainment in the United States. For more information, visit

Boyd Gaming Delivers High-Octane Events and Promotions Throughout NASCAR Weekend in Las Vegas

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Delivers High-Octane Events and Promotions Throughout NASCAR Weekend in Las Vegas

NASCAR legend Jeff Gordon, along with other drivers, to appear at various Boyd Gaming properties

Drivers, start your engines! Boyd Gaming – sponsor of the NASCAR Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300 race – is the place to be during Las Vegas’ NASCAR Weekend 2015. Boyd Gaming properties throughout the Las Vegas Valley will be hosting special events and promotions for the race, including NASCAR driver appearances, live entertainment and a charity auction benefiting Speedway Children’s Charities. Events include:

NASCAR Driver Appearances
Thursday, March 5
The Speedway Children’s Charities Drivers Auction will take place on Thursday, March 5 at Sam’s Town Live! inside Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall (5111 Boulder Highway, Las Vegas, NV 89122). The silent auction, benefiting the Las Vegas Chapter of the Speedway Children’s Charities, will feature an array of racing memorabilia and other items. During the live auction, attendees will have the chance to bid on the ride of a lifetime — a chance to ride around the speedway with your favorite NASCAR Sprint Cup Series or NASCAR Xfinity Series hero during the parade lap for the Kobalt 400 or Boyd Gaming 300.

Clint Bowyer, Driver of the No. 15 5-Hour Energy Toyota, will participate in an interview session with Fox Sports personality Jeff Hammond. Doors open at 5 p.m. and bidding will begin at 6 p.m. Admission is free.

Friday, March 6
The legendary Jeff Gordon, Driver of the No. 24 Pepsi Chevrolet SS, presented by Pepsi, will make a live appearance at The Orleans Hotel and Casino (4500 West Tropicana Avenue). Chris Myers of Fox Sports will host the event. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and admission is free.

Carl Edwards, Driver of the No. 19 ARRIS Toyota, will make a live appearance at the Fremont Hotel and Casino (200 Fremont Street). Jeff Hammond of Fox Sports will host the event. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and admission is free.

Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300
Prepare to experience the rush of an action-packed race. The second running of the Boyd Gaming 300 (previously known as the Sam’s Town 300) will take place at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday, March 7.

Friday, March 6
1:30 p.m. – NASCAR Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300 practice
3 p.m. – NASCAR Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300 final practice

Saturday, March 7
9:45 a.m. – NASCAR Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300 qualifying
1 p.m. – NASCAR Xfinity Series Boyd Gaming 300 (200 laps, 300 miles)

Live Entertainment
The Marshall Tucker Band, March 6-7
After the race, head to The Orleans Showroom for the official Boyd Gaming 300 After-Party, featuring The Marshall Tucker Band.

For more than 30 years, The Marshall Tucker Band has influenced country music greats Alabama, The Kentucky Headhunters, Confederate Railroad and Travis Tritt with its definitive blend of rock, rhythm & blues, jazz, country and gospel. With hit singles “Heard It In a Love Song,” “Fire On The Mountain,” “Can’t You See” and “Take The Highway,” The Marshall Tucker Band has produced seven gold and three platinum albums. They also scored four hit singles on Billboard’s country chart and one on Billboard’s gospel chart.

Showtimes are 8 p.m. on Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7. Tickets start at $29.95 plus taxes and fees and are available for purchase at

Speedway Superstar Contest
In advance of NASCAR weekend, on Friday, February 20, more than 20 contestants will face off in The Orleans Showroom, located within Orleans Hotel and Casino, for the title of “Speedway Superstar.” The winner will get the chance to perform the National Anthem before tens of thousands of NASCAR fans at the Boyd Gaming 300 race at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and finals begin at 7 p.m., admission is free.

NASCAR Viewing Parties
Leading up to the race in March, Boyd Gaming properties including The Orleans Hotel and Casino, Gold Coast Hotel and Casino, Suncoast Hotel and Casino and Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall will be hosting NASCAR viewing parties – kicking off with the Daytona 500 on Saturday, February 22. Guests in attendance will have the chance to win NASCAR weekend tickets, Neon Garage passes and hats during the viewing parties at each property.

Enter to Win a 2016 VIP Race Experience
The prize package includes a 5-day/4-night stay at a Las Vegas Boyd Gaming hotel, two NASCAR weekend terrace tickets, $500 in slot dollars, a $250 dining credit and $250 in airfare credits. Contestants can enter online or on-site during the driver appearance events.

Room and Ticket Packages
To provide guests with the ultimate convenience and racing enjoyment, room and ticket packages are available March 5 – 9, at The Orleans Hotel and Casino, Gold Coast Hotel and Casino, Suncoast Hotel and Casino, Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall, California Hotel and Casino, Fremont Hotel and Casino, and Main Street Station Casino Brewery Hotel.

For further information and a complete list of all Boyd Gaming 300 events and promotions, visit All acts, times, prices and information related to these events are subject to change.

Discuss Boyd Gaming 300 events on social media using the hash tag #BoydGaming300.

About Boyd Gaming
Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 22 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and New Jersey. Additional news and information on Boyd Gaming can be found at